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Vernon Sends Fire Truck To Cranbrook Wildfire

Updated: Jul 19, 2023


Vernon Fire Rescue has sent resources to help fight the wildfire raging out of control north of Cranbrook BC.

Early this afternoon Vernon Tender 1 and crew started an 8-hour drive to the Kootneys.


A Tenders primary function is to deliver water to firefighters in areas without fire hydrants.


File Photo of Vernon Engine 1
File Photo of Vernon Engine 1

St Marys Fire just north of Cranbrook BC is estimated to be approximately 800 hectares Wednesday afternoon. Homes have been lost.


Current resources deployed on the St Marys wildfire include:

- Wildfire crews

- Firefighting aircraft

- Heavy earth-moving equipment

- Structure Protection crews.


There are also active EVACUATION ORDERS and Alerts for the area in effect.



St Mary's Wildfire North Of Cranbrook
St Mary's Wildfire North Of Cranbrook

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